New NSSP Publications: NSSP Working Paper No. 54 & NSSP Policy Note No. 49

NSSP Working Paper 54 and its counterpart Policy Note 49, both look at the grain storage and market characteristics in Kebbi State, providing evidence relevant to policymakers on agricultural investments. (c) 2018 IFPRI/Elisabeth Douglas Two new publications are now available by IFPRI’s Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP) – NSSP Working Paper No. 54 (please see link here to download the paper) & accompanying NSSP Policy Note No. 49 (please see link here to download the policy note), entitled “Grain storage and marketplace characteristics in Kebbi state, Nigeria”, both co-authored by Patrick Hatzenbuehler, George Mavrotas, Mohammed Abubakar Maikasuwa, Abdulrahaman Aliyu and Amina Bashir. While there are many aspects to agricultural market modernization that are linked and mutually affect and reinforce each

Research Seminar on Grain Price Seasonality and Market Characteristics in Kebbi State

IFPRI’s Patrick Hatzenbuehler making his presentation on the seasonality of grain prices in Kebbi State (c) 2018 IFPRI/Amina Bashir On Tuesday, July 17, 2018, Dr. Patrick L. Hatzenbuehler, Associate Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), delivered a research seminar entitled, “Seasonality of Grain Prices and Market Characteristics in Kebbi state, Nigeria” at Kebbi State University of Science and Technology – Aliero (KSUSTA). The seminar focused on the aims and results from implemented and ongoing collaborative research between IFPRI researchers, including Dr. Hatzenbuehler and Dr. George Mavrotas, Senior Research Fellow and Program Leader of IFPRI’s Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP), together with KSUSTA researchers Dr. Mohammed Abubakar Maikasuwa, Reader in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension,